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1st Edition

Neurological Consequences of Nutritional Disorders

ISBN 9780367313449
Published July 16, 2021 by CRC Press
238 Pages 74 Color & 22 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book focuses on the impact of nutritional disorders on the nervous system. Nutritional disorders are caused due to poverty, famine, infestations, ignorance in the developing world and due to food faddism, isolation, depression, addictions, and comorbidities in the developed countries. This book has chapters on various disorders covering basic knowledge, their clinical manifestations, basis and etiology, laboratory diagnosis, method of treatment and prognosis. It provides the guidelines to students and clinicians for dealing with such disorders which are easily preventable and amenable to treatment whose early diagnosis and management can avert morbidity and mortality.

Key Features

  • Deals with the unexplored topic of the neurological impact of nutritional disorders
  • Will be essential for neurologists, general physicians, and pediatricians
  • Includes key illustrated examples from authors' clinical practice.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Ch 1 Role of nutrition in the growth and development of nervous system.

Ch 2 Protein energy malnutrition

Ch 3 Thiamine deficiency neurological disorders

Ch 4 Niacin deficiency: pellagra

Ch 5 Neurological manifestations of pyridoxine deficiency

Ch 6 Neurological effects of Vitamin B12 deficiency

Ch 7 Vitamin D deficiency

Ch 8 Vitamin E deficiency and its neurological effects

Ch 9 Neurological manifestations of fluorosis

Ch 10 Iodine deficiency disorders and their neurological consequences

Ch 11 Neurological consequences of copper and zinc deficiency

Ch 12 Water as a nutrient in health and disease

Ch 13 Electrolytes in health and disease

Ch 14 Specific dietary management of certain neurological disorders

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Dr U K Misra was the founder Head of Department of Neurology at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India (1987 -2018) and presently is Director and Head of Neuroscience at Apollo Medics Super Specialty Hospital, Lucknow.

Dr J Kalita is presently working as Professor, Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.